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North Saanich Neighbourhoods – Deep Cove

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The Deep Cove neighbourhood in North Saanich, near Victoria BC offers peaceful rural living and spectacular ocean views and access.  This is one of Victoria’s most desirable rural neighbourhoods and there are beautiful country and waterfront…

North Saanich Neighbourhoods – Swartz Bay

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Swartz Bay is a neighbourhood in the municipality of North Saanich, around 30 kilometres north of Victoria BC.  It is well known as the location of BC Ferries Swartz Bay terminal from which you can sail to Vancouver, Saltspring Island and other…

Lochside Regional Trail in Victoria BC

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The Lochside Regional Trail is a 29 km multi-use trail that runs along a former rail line.  The original CPNR passenger rail service began in 1917, but only ran for a few years before going bankrupt, after which it was used for freight service. …

Horth Hill Regional Park in Victoria BC

Horth Hill Regional Park was named for a pioneering family who settled in North Saanich back in 1860.  The park itself, established in 1966, is a 36 hectare hilltop park featuring a moderately difficult trail to the summit of Horth Hill where…

Coles Bay Regional Park in Victoria BC

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You will find Coles Bay Regional Park tucked away on the west side of the Saanich Peninsula in North Saanich.  This gem of a park boasts a sheltered beach where little ones can paddle and a lovely trail winding through a forest of evergreens…

MLS statistics for Victoria, Oak Bay, Metchosin, North Saanich and Sidney

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MLS statistics for Victoria, Oak Bay, Metchosin, North Saanich and Sidney underscore the desirability of these municipalities.  Property values are, for the most part, substantial and holding their value, even in today’s real estate market. What…

North Saanich

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Maybe the thought of an endless parade of relatives from the frozen prairies frightens you… it’s common for people who are living in Victoria to have visitors wanting to escape harsher climates. Well, that’s why they invented call display…

North Saanich

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I don’t know who it was that claimed North Saanich was the best rural residential community to live in – but I’m pretty sure they live here! Of course every location has its boosters, and home is always the best place for some people,…

Capital Regional District

Greater Victoria encompasses some 13 municipalities and 3 outlying electoral areas, united by a regional governing body – The Capital Regional District. The function of the CRD is to provide regional governance and services, create partnerships…